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>> next on 11 news, patraeus resigns. what prompted one of the nation's most decorated military veterans to step down. >> several businesses reopen in midtown. the latest on that massive water main break. >> ray lewis shows off his talent to the public and it has nothing to do with football. 11 news saturday morning starts right now. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] >> welcome to 11 news saturday morning, i'm lisa robinson. >> and i'm jennifer franciotti. first a check outside with john and it has been so cold all week. i'm looking forward to the weekend. >> since sandy went through, our temperatures have been above average and finally made to 60 degrees yesterday and that's the trend for the weekend, not a chilly. that won't last forever but it's landing on the weekend which is a good thing. to get the warmerir in here, we really have to have a warm front come in and that's the process going to right now. you can see on the radar, don't be put off by this. at the moment, clear skies, crescent moon out there this morning up in the eastern sky. the moon ha
the now former cia director david patraeus and also one of the nation's top generals. >>> the president will have to do something of a juggling act when he scares off. for starters his high profile cia director is gone because of a sex scandal. and john allen is under investigation for e-mails he sent to a patraeus family friend. he got backing from his immediate boss. >> no one should leap to conclusions. general allen is doing an excellent job in leading those forces. he certainly has my continued confidence. >> one prominent conservative is questioning the conduct of the fbi in both cases. >> let me begin with general allen who is smeared by an investigation who got out of control. no reason to believe he did anything inappropriate. >> and some who see this as a distraction. an investigation into what happened in libya back in september. the new acting director of the cia briefed some law makers yesterday. and while the president did face occasional questions about it on the campaign trail, he may be pressed to further splaen exactly what his administration new. and that approaching
in washington is our big story this morning. c.i.a. director david patraeus is stepping down from his post after admitting he had an extramarital affair. >> this morning, nbc news reports his biographer, paula broadwell, is under investigation for improperly trial to access his email and classified information. she's believed to be the other woman in this affair. we get the latest from chris clackum. >> in his resignation to president obama, david patraeus wrote, "after being married for over 37 years, i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. such behavior is unacceptable both as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as ours." patraeus resigns days after his boss won re-election but president obama accepted it saying, about patraeus and his wife, holly, "i wish them the very best at this difficult time." >>it's too soon to tell today bt for lack of a better term patraeus is a legend, one of the to get so much credit. >> patraeus was scheduled to testify at house and senate hearings next week on the terrorist attack in september on the american embassy
. because of resignation on friday, general david patraeus can testify today before the house and senate intelligence committee. he has made a deal to testify privately tomorrow. it's not clear congress will get all of the answers it is seeking in the september 11th attacks on the benghazi consulate. >> president obama walked into this press conference a day before congress is about to expand investigations on september 11th that killed four americans including the u.s. ambassador and defended his actions. >> my orders to my team is do whatever we need to do to make sure they are safe. >> but the time line of events is still not clear and several republicans are calling for water gate style hearings. >> i'm telling you right now if we don't have a committee we're going to fail to get the answers the american people deserve. >> and much of the republican anger here is on susan rice, the u.s. ambassador who on five sunday talk shows blames the attacks on a protest on an anti muslim film. not an assault. the president defended her as he lashed out at republicans. for them to go after the un
this morning former cia director david patraeus testifying at two closed hearings on capitol hill about what happened on september 11 in libya. >>> major developments in the situation in israel and gaza where they could be on the brink of war. two rockets hitting southern tel aviv today. that was the sound they heard there. while no one was hurt it is the farthest gaza has ever hit inside israel. a brief cease-fire earlier in the day did not last long either. let's go to gaza live. >> reporter: good morning, richard. in fact, those sirens you're hearing on the israeli side, there aren't any of them here in gaza. in fact, israel has been carrying out air strikes all over the course of the past several hours. palestinians are reporting that there were casualties including a palestinian boy in the city. palestinian militants have been able to fire rockets into southern israel. there is no sign that the conflict on that front is actually slowing down. in fact, what many people here are questioning is the ability of the palestinians to be able to fire rockets so deep into israel raising questions
louisiana this morning. as we noted at the top of the segment, former c.i.a. director david patraeus will be testifying behind closed doors today in the senate elect's intelligence committee. for more on that, we want to turn to warren strobal from routers. mr. strobal, thanks for coming on. what are members of congress looking to hear from david petraeus today? >> well, they have a lot of questions. they want to know what the c.i.a. did to try to move its forces to help field the attack and protect the consulate. and even more than that, they want to know what the c.i.a. told the administration about the causes of the attack and why the explanation seemed to shift from an attack that was, grew out of the protest over the anti-muslim film throughout the middle east, to the explanation later that it was a terrorist attack. host: gives an update on the efforts to track down those involved in the attack. >> if you recall shortly after the attack, president obama said he would spare no effort to track down those who were involved in this attack, but so far there have been a handful of su
the fbi agent heard that general patraeus was involved in this and there had possibly been a breach of his computer. he didn't have all the facts. he wasn't the agent on the case. he just knew bits and pieces of it. and because it had to do with petraeus and because he heard the words "national security," he was concerned and didn't want the agency to slow -- >> chris -- >> is humphrey a republican or democrat? i just want to know. is he pro or against the president? >> i really don't know what political stance the agent is, no. >> can i just cut in? what sari just said may be the only security breach in this case that we know happened for a fact. this agent who brought the case to the tampa field office was not part of the case, had been told repeatedly as we understand it not to get involved in the case, and if they've picked up in the course of it the fact that paula broadwell is involved with the cia director, how does he know that? he's not supposed to know that. >> bart's exactly right. obviously, he's getting information from the investigators or miss kelley, but he's not part of th
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